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Admire the trophies. PIHS Jazz band traveled to Houlton on Feb. 12 and earned a silver award at the District Jazz Festival. “I loved playing that song because I just love the Beatles” Kenzie McLaughlin ‘26 said.

All that jazz

Melodi Craig, Staff Writer
February 28, 2024
So many emotions. The Wildcat cheerleaders celebrate as they realize they made it to States. “I’m super excited to perform at States with the best teammates,” Abi Reed ’27 said. The competition will be held at the Augusta Civic Center on February 10.

A victory well deserved

Melodi Craig, Staff Writer
February 11, 2024
Studying hard. Peyton McKinley ’26 fits in some studying before her class begins. “I’m not really nervous for midterms, they’re just a homework grade,” she said.

Midterm nerves

Melodi Craig, Staff Writer
January 26, 2024
Leaving home behind. Kathryn Murchison ’25 packs for a six month journey to the nation’s capital. She will be a senate page for U.S. Senator Susan Collins. “It’s my political passion that drives me toward this opportunity. I’m nervous, but excited,” Murchison said.

On her way to witness history

Lane Carmichael, Co-Editor in Chief
January 19, 2024
Who took my spot. PIHS students have filled a favored parking lot. Now, the upperclassmen face the task of going earlier to get their spot or have their spot taken by a newly licensed underclassman. “There are so many other parking spaces, but everyone chooses to go to Barton, so there should be something in place to make it less chaotic,” Fiona Wu ’25 said.

Parking fury

Kathryn Murchison, Staff Writer
January 19, 2024
We’re not talking hockey. Stanley water bottles have become all the rage at PIHS. These TikTok viral cups have taken the world by storm with their appeals and views. Maddie Brazier ’26 and Sophia Archer ’27 do their work alongside their Stanleys. “The straws are also super convenient so I always drink so much water,” said Bartol.


Kathryn Murchison, Staff Writer
January 16, 2024
The long awaited snow finally arrives.

Storm school

Sophia Archer, Staff Writer
January 16, 2024
Keira Tompkins ‘26 and Evan St. Peter ‘26 discuss plans for the Deck the Hall themes.

Deck the Halls: the take down

Maddy Brazier, Staff Writer
January 15, 2024
During second lunch on January 5, freshmen and sophomores try to keep track of which line is which, since the hot lunch line and sub line swapped on Jan. 2. “I’m not sure that anyone knows where they’re going yet,” Sam Edgecomb ’25 said.

All mixed up

Melodi Craig, Staff writer
January 7, 2024
The meaning of Christmas. The Presque Isle Elks Lodge prepares to serve another Christmas feast to elderly and people in need. Four PIHS students spent their Christmas volunteering for the event this year. “I hadn’t been able to help since COVID, so it felt nice being back to our family tradition,” Jamie Henderson ’24 said.

Christmas tradition

Kathryn Murchison, Staff Writer
January 5, 2024
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